This qualification replaces level 5 Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
This programme is designed to prepare trainee teachers and trainers to teach in a wide range of contexts. To achieve the qualification, there is a requirement for teaching practice that requires observation and assessment of performance.
You are usually expected to complete the course within 9 months from enrolment. We however give you an additional 3 months if you fail to complete during the normal duration which stretches the time period to a maximum 12 months!
Candidates are able to complete the course within a shorter time depending on a number of factors which includes own commitment and ability to study at a higher level. However, candidates joining the course with evidence of prior learning with a substantial number of credits will obviously be able to complete quicker! This is because the guided learning hours will also reduce.Â
Fast track is possible for those who are dedicated to studying at a fast pace, have resources and access to learning opportunities.
The course is offered at level 5 which involves being theoretical and the ability to critically analyse, use specific referencing, and carry out detailed reflection and evaluation.
This course will help you develop more effective classroom technique and allow you to choose better techniques and resources suitable for classes in adult education. Holders of level 4
Certificate in Education will only be required to evidence up to 50 hours. A minimum 120 credits have to be achieved in order to gain the qualification, which includes a minimum 61 credits at level. The course involves describing, explaining and some evaluation and referencing.
- Phase 1 Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
- Phase 1 Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
- Phase 1 Theories, principles and models in education and training
- Phase 2 Wilder professional practice and development I education and training
- Phase 2 Developing using and organising resources in specialist area
- Phase 2 Inclusive practise
- Phase 2 Action research
*You will need to pay for the assessment and certification of all seven units. Payment of £150 is required for each unit at the point of submission of coursework for all seven units to be assessed and certificated.
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Who is this course for?
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF) is suitable for teachers, trainers and tutors working in further education, adult and community learning or work-based training within public, private, voluntary or community organisations.
It prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts and requires observation and assessment of practice. Teaching practice is a requirement of the qualification.
It can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:
Planning and developing schemes of work
Delivering learning sessions
Developing teaching and learning strategies
Learners must meet the following minimum criteria:
- Reading and communication skills should be adequate to meet the requirements of the training.
- Do not have a criminal background which prevents them working, with young people or vulnerable adults, as a teacher
- Hold a relevant qualification at a level above that of their learners; ideally at least Level 3 in their area of specialism
- Minimum core of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT
- Access to 100 hours teaching practice whilst on the course
Primary School Teacher
Secondary School Teacher
FE / College Teacher
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Do I get a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) at the end of the course? Can I finish this course in 6 months?
To gain QTLS status, you must achieve a relevant teaching qualification to at least level 5 (i.e. this qualification). You will need to provide evidence of your literacy and numeracy skills to at least level two. If you already hold a numeracy/maths and literacy/English qualification such as Key Skills or GCSE grade A-C these should be acceptable. Please check this for more information on Society for Education.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Jamal AlSabbagh asked:
I have bachelors degree in computer since , and Master in networking , I have experience in teaching for 10 years. do I qualify to do this course
You are qualified to do the Diploma only if you have access to 100 hours of teaching, otherwise, my advice for you will be to do the Award in Education and TeachingThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hayley Feltham asked:
I would like to know what the overall cost would be please.
The all-inclusive cost is £1,150.00 for the 7 units, £150 per unit.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi Does this specific course if passed give me the title of qts or do i have to do more courses ?
The qualification title is QTLS. Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status is a designation awarded to teachers in the Further Education and Post-Compulsory Education & Training sectors by the Education & Training Foundation (ETF) in the United Kingdom. Since 1 April 2012, Society for Education and Training (SET), formerly the Institute for Learning (IfL), members with Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status have been recognised as qualified to teach in schools.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Charles Barclay asked:
I have already successfully completed the Level 3 Award in Education & Training, does this shorten the course and reduce the cost?
Dear Charles Thank you for your message Sorry to inform you the units are different in DET level 5 so it cannot be merged with the course Kindest regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Sonia Ellis asked:
I have completed Phase 1 CET (QCF) and need only Phase 2 DET (QCF). Can I pay for Units 5-7 plus one Level 4 on Learners needs to complete Qual?
What we only need is the transcript of what you have previously done in terms of unit and credit earned from the awarding organisation after which we will be able to tell you the number of units outstanding.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi. Do the assessments need to take place in a classroom? I tutor children at their homes, after school and in the evening. Would this be sufficient?
It has to be in a classroom environment (group teaching).This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I have a degree in early years education and a caution 2 yrs ago for smacking my children can I do this course? Thanks.
Dear customer Thank you for your message In regards to your query this completely depends on the organisation if they will allow you to work with children as part of the course requires you to be in placement in order to fulfil the practical criteria Please let us know if you need any further information Kindest regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi I have a level 3 & level 4 qualification in Education & Training, are there modules, and or teaching hours I can be credited with? Thank You
Dear Kevin Thank you for your message In regards to your query the teaching hours can be be merged however in order for the units to be merged together we will be required to see the transcript to be able to determine that Kind regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
This qualification looks good but a tad expensive, which NGB is it registered with? Will it be recognised by all education sectors if presented.
The qualification is Ofsted recognised, and the awarding body is TQUK ,This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Jamal AlSabbagh asked:
I am teaching PHDs and Engineers at the college IT as will as Communication Skills ... I need more details about required homework during the course
You are required to submit 7 coursework driven by your practice. You are also required to show evidence of 100 hours of teaching practice during your trainingThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Dawn Barnett asked:
Will this course allow me to gain QTS status and be qualified as a teacher in order to teach in primary schools or is for college and secondary thanks
This qualification helps you to gain QTLS, which enables you to teach in schools. To gain QTLS status, you must achieve a relevant teaching qualification to at least level 5 (i.e. the Diploma in Education and Training/DTLLS/Cert Ed/PGCE). You will need to provide evidence of your literacy and numeracy skills (part of the minimum core) to at least level two. If you already hold a numeracy/maths and literacy/English qualification such as Key Skills or GCSE grade A-C these should be acceptable.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Do I need to teach in schools to get the qualification?. If yes , Do you provide placements ?. How many hours do I need ? Thanks Zekariya
As this is a competence-based qualification, you are required to teach in order to achieve the qualification. Please also note that you will be to present a teaching practice portfolio consisting of 100 hours of practice. We do not place learners, but we are happy to provide documents to be given to the prospective placement.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
What is the total cost for this course including all assessment / certification etc
Dear customer Thank you for your message The price for certification and assessment for each unit is £150. Please kindly let us know if you need any further information Kind regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I have a degree in early years I currently work in the early years sector in a Nursery. What would this qualification allow me to do
For the purpose of achieving this qualification, you need to be teaching learners from secondary education (14+) & above. Having said this, you are able to teach across age group after achieving QLTS. Please note that this qualification provides training for those individuals who aspire to, or hold, a teaching role with an extensive range of teaching or training responsibilities, including those in more than one context. It is the recognised full teaching qualification for the sector.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Simon K asked:
Total cost is £150 x 7 modules...? Are there any extra costs?
No extra cost and you are able to pay on a pay as you go basis (£120 per unit, which is £120 x 7 = £840) - that is, at the point of assessing each unit.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi you are currently showing a discount on the price - what would I end up paying, taking this discount into account?
1050 including registration with the awarding body, assessment and certification.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I have already completed Level 3 PTTLS and BAA Level 7 in TESOL (60 credits), is this will qualify me for exemption Kind regards Rab
No of them qualify for an exemption. It is not possible to APL LEvel 3 PTLLS and the BAA Level 7 in TESOLThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Also, how much does each EXAM and ASSESSMENT cost please?
Hi Thank you for your message The assessment and certification fee is £150 for each unit as stated under course description Kind regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Would I need a tutor to assess my teaching at my place of work?
Dear Zainab Thank you for making contact with us Yes you can get the obervation done by your mentor at your place of work Kindest regards Ekcen trainingThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I'm working as an ESOL teacher, full time 30 hours a week. Do I need to show 100 hours teaching practice?
Dear Zainab Thank you for your message Yes you will be required Kindest regards Ekcen trainingThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I teach in a primary school as a Level 4 HLTA, is this course suitable for me in a primary setting?
Good Morning Thank you for your message In order for you to do the programme you are required to have access to teaching hours and must be planning lessons Please let us know if you require any further help kind regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
After this certificate, can I transfer the credits earned here to other universities in uk for a top-up degree in sort of education?
Yes, but you will need to discuss that with the university. We have one of our old students gaining credits for a degree programme in EducationThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I currently hold CTLLS. Will this count as credits towards the course? And how much extra is expected for assessment etc?
We cannot establish the actual cost until we know total credit achieved at level 4 and above. We are only able to RPL units achieved at level 4 into the DET Level 5.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How many units in total for this course please?
7 in totalThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Jamal AlSabbagh asked:
I coach my teachers individually 1-2-1 by weekly We have one session per semester with them together, a group of 10 .Do this course work for me
You will struggle to meet the practical session requirements. One group session delivery will not be sufficient.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Jamal AlSabbagh asked:
I coach my teachers by weekly one to one sessions and one meeting by semester for all of them together Do this way will work with the assignments
The question is not clear, but please note that you need to show evidence of teaching learners for a minimum of 100 hours int he course of the programme. Most of it must be through group teaching.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Jamal AlSabbagh asked:
What is required during this course exactly ? And I am live at Saudi Arabia so do the course will work for me
You are required to submit 7 coursework driven by your practice. You are also required to show evidence of 100 hours of teaching practice during your training. You are able to do it despite living in SaudiThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I wanted to ask does this course allow one to teach maths?
You are able to teach any subject that you are academically or vocationally qualified to teachThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, one answer at £120 per unit and one at £150, (see answers); please confirm full actual price including VAT. Registration £70 and certificate fee.
Dear Mark Thank you for your message We had an offer for £120 few months back but the price for now is £150 including the VAT. another offer would be launching in coming week if you would like to take up that please purchase the course accordingly Please let us know if you require any further help Kindest regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I understand there is a cost of £150 per unit of which there are 7. How much is the final assessment and certification?
Dear Lukasz Thank you for your message The total cost will be £1050 for the assessment and certification of all seven units including practical assessment. Please let us know if you require any further information Kindest Regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
If I teach/manage supplementary school up to 24 Hours a week , will that be considered as placement or teaching hours for the DET level 5 Course ?
You have to be teaching a small or large group of learners. It is not enough to manage a supplementary school but must be involved in the delivery of the curriculum.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
If I have a level 3 diploma in my field of work. Can I do this course without having to do the ptlls and ctlls course first?
You are able to do the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training without first achieving either CET or AET. However, you need to have access to learners to teach.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Falguni Ahmed asked:
Hi Dear, Including assessment and everything how much i need to pay.please let me know.
The price for registration with the awarding organisation, assessment of your coursework and certification for each unit is £150, which you can pay at the point of assessing your coursework.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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